Chapter 6, Slide C - Language Differences
B. Importance of common experiential base
- 4. "Imitative" words are words that contain characteristics of the event itself, e.g., "clang," "bong," "tick-tock."
- 5. Persons whose experience are more alike can communicate more effectively. This is evidenced by support groups for persons with common problems.
- 6. Practical applications: more effective as a communicator if you build a common experiential base.